Tuesday, February 03, 2004

Michigan Schools "Sexing Up" Their Evaluations to Avoid Failing Grades

Looks like it isn't just the BBC that sexes up a report every now and then.

Some Michigan Schools are giving themselves the highest possible self-evaluation ratings to avoid getting a failing grade on their federal and state report cards grading themselves with an A to increase their average above F or D.

It is not an isolated occurrence as 76% of "troubled" schools statewide gave themselves A's on the report.

Read the whole sordid mess at the Detroit News: Schools give selves A's, avert failure

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